Art & Exhibits

Experience The Art Institute of Chicago

Showcasing over 5,000 years of creativity in over one million square feet, the Art Institute offers an entire world of art for you to explore! As one of the country's largest art museums, the Art Institute of Chicago is a must-see for local, national, and international people of all ages. From their world-renowned French Impressionist collection to American art favorites like Grant Wood's American Gothic and from ancient treasures from across the globe to modern masterpieces by Dalí, Matisse, and Picasso, the museum has something for everyone—art experts and new museum-goers alike.

Museum Hours
Open daily 10:30–5:00
Thursday until 8:00
The museum is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Free Thursday Evenings
General admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is free to Illinois residents every Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Ave
Ste 1000